Login/Join to Participate Posted: 30th Jul 2001 by arrgh Views: 516 Replies: 0 " well, newbie as I am on twirling I still wanna spread it a little more here in sweden - Im totally fascinated of it. So me and my brother was planning to have a little poischool just fo..." " When im practicing, i usually try to practice with my eyes closed. This helps establish the poi as an extension of my body. Does anyone else do this? I remember seeing people at demf ..." Last Reply: 29th Jul 2001 by Liquid Views: 1933 Replies: 6 " Are you aloud glowsticks in clubs in NYC?i heard it was band beacuse of the links with the drug culture!Can i Glowstick when i coume in August?Shadowblade loves glowing things " Posted: 26th Jul 2001 by Pele Views: 1319 Replies: 9 " I have just finished practicing. I slaved away at a new sequence of dance/poi moves, trying to land the timing just right etc.First I practiced the body motions, then the poi, then blen..." Posted: 29th Jul 2001 by Lamar Views: 632 Replies: 0 " Any one of you happen to have a son named Justin that lives in Talahasse Florida, or know anyone that does?I was out camping last night at Stone Mountain park in Georgia, broke out some..." " Hi,I'd like to start by telling you guys and girls that i'm just amazed of what you can do with these poi's.. I saw it for the first time ever this weekend and got stunned by it. I just..." " Hiya everyoneIm pretty much alone learning my poi and staff twirling, but last nite i went to the radio one dance party in newquay,England and was just so chuffed when i saw there were ..." " That question/post, and all of it's reply's make me sick. If your spinning just to be cool and look cool, your doing it for the wrong reason. Sure, it lookin cool is what got me into ..." Posted: 17th Jul 2001 by BECKY Views: 4932 Replies: 31 " IVE BEEN SWINGING JUST OVER A YEAR.. I RECENTLY WENT TO SAN FRANSISCO AND MET SO MANY PEOPLE WHO SWUNG POI AND OTHER STUFF THEY WERE MOSTLY ALL REALLY AMAZING AT IT AND HADNT BEEN DOIND..." " Time for another wee little competition.No, lets make it difficult and make a bigger prize USD$110.Winner will be the first registered "member" or "senior member" to reply to this to..." " Hello people!Well I am totally new to all this fire twirly stuff and am so determined to learn! Trouble is, I don't know ANYONE personally who does staff or poi!! Therefore, I have nobo..." Posted: 26th Jul 2001 by Pele Views: 1928 Replies: 7 " In the thread by Cassandra about Creativity, Sharing and Dividing the issue of ethics has come up and is there a spinning ethical code?This is much more finite than do you teach or not...." Last Reply: 27th Jul 2001 by Jesse Views: 557 Replies: 2 " It's a bit wasted here...You gotta stick around in there a while otherwise no-one will ever meet each other! Come on, let's all make an effort to get friendly you can always open more..." Posted: 26th Jul 2001 by Myst Views: 1555 Replies: 0 " This has nothing to do with poi, with the exception of the fact that I'v met some spinners on this board that go there. Anyways for those of you who were wondering where the first "E" ..." Posted: 25th Jul 2001 by Myst Last Reply: 26th Jul 2001 by Myst Views: 2181 Replies: 7 " Yes everyone, Myst has spun fire! I was at the beach and saw someone spinning fire by the ocean. Thinking to myself "Pozee lives around there", I started running. Sure enough, ..." Posted: 22nd Jul 2001 by Drake Views: 989 Replies: 8 " hey everybody, i got a puppy today. she is such a cutie. its a girl yellow lab, 7 weeks, so cute. anyone have any ideas on a name? so far i kinda like Alice and Lily. but do tell ..." " i will be in london with my friend on sunday doing poi if you would like to meet call me.thankz" " hay dude if you want to meet up i will be in london with my friend on sun the 29th.i would like to meet, you could hang with us at the electric ball room.PS does your sister club much, ..." " you know with cool moves and music and all the shit =)" Posted: 19th Jul 2001 by Pele Views: 2065 Replies: 17 " We always say..."wear natural fibers and you won't get burned". Yup, that's what we say.So I was thinking about this the other day and grabbed bunches of different kinds of fabrics, a c..." " Hi everyone,I know that it is good to have someone watch over you when you spin fire... I am not questioning that because you ask someone for it and he accepts to take the reponsability..." Posted: 25th Jul 2001 by Anonymous Views: 1401 Replies: 1 " I got a question for any glowsticker or anyone that can help mei have always been told just use shoelances or something as strings but i was looking through this websote and noticed str..." Posted: 25th Jul 2001 by Tiki Views: 1237 Replies: 2 " Hey guys, went to bed last night tired as all 'ell. Woke up this morning with 115 new messages full of pissed off people. Sorry about that. My computer somehow got infected with ..." Posted: 25th Jul 2001 by Pele Last Reply: 25th Jul 2001 by Malcolm Views: 884 Replies: 2 " I was perusing through the fire blowing/breathing/eating articles Malcolm has listed in the FAQ section. Now, one of them..."Xena's Breath of Fire" I personally thought was pretty bad. ..." " I know everyone missed seeing my smart-ass lil self around here...well the wait is no more, im back! I havent had much time to get on my computer, but believe me, ive been very busy. ..." " I have a single loop strap poi, but always get blisters on my finger is the strap suppose to slide around your finger, or is it suppose to stay still?is a double loop better, any specia..." " http://www.monday.com/monday/editorial/current/features.htm------------------Earth my body, water my blood, air my breath, fire my spirit" Posted: 21st Jul 2001 by Pele Views: 1509 Replies: 15 " At first this may seem like it has no place here, but read my explanaition before you attack me for being way off swinging topic!I am in need of help, actually I am in need of jokes. Th..." " I've been letting a few of them slide by in Social lately, but it's getting to the point where there are just too many geographical posts in here.Resultingly, all posts relating to meet..." Posted: 23rd Jul 2001 by Angel Views: 948 Replies: 3 " Waaaaaaaaaay cool! Our progressive dance group was hired to dance at the very exclusive Funk e House rave. This rave is a yearly event and tickets are difficult to come by. So it was..." Posted: 23rd Jul 2001 by Anonymous Views: 1819 Replies: 2 " hello all! ok, here's the problem! i got my first ever poi set on saturday afternoon. it's now monday morning and they're still wrapped several times around my neck!!!!!! does anyone li..." Posted: 22nd Jul 2001 by JeStEr Views: 1253 Replies: 5 " Hi every one, I'm a keen twirler from Melbourne and I've entered the chat room a few times but no ones ever in there. So if you do use the chat what are the best times to get in there.D..." Last Reply: 23rd Jul 2001 by Finn Views: 1381 Replies: 1 " I havent forgoten the FAQ, nor is it on the back burner (well, not entirely) Im leaving for another 2 weeks, so, I will not be working on it, however, it will be completed as soon as p..." Posted: 19th Jul 2001 by shev Views: 702 Replies: 3 " hi to you all!I live in Israel and I came to visit in the usa and... I left my poi at home i am looking all over to buy new poi but i cannot find any. now I'm in arkanssas and in two we..." Posted: 22nd Jul 2001 by Rowan Views: 1297 Replies: 0 " I know there are a few(bunch?) of folks who will be going this year and spinning fire. I'm excited to meet everyone who is. Last year I did poi at the event, and it was magical. It was ..." Last Reply: 22nd Jul 2001 by Jules Views: 1017 Replies: 8 " Right now i had some feedback from you guys (although i have not had the chance to read it yet)So....Are there any goths in the the world that would like to chat?Or perhaps meet up (if ..." " HEllo fellow peoplesCan someone plese tell me how poi is pronouced? is it said like:"pw-ar""p- oi""po"or am I totally wrong? I keep hearing people say it diffrently... hmmm.Can someone ..." " I made a quick homepage with a couple vid's of me spinning if anyone cares to look.http://www.geocities.com/d0rxus/d0rx.htmlTell me whatcha think ^_^Love always,Spanky" " I just got back from a week long chem teachers conference and (surprise, surprise) we spent a bunch of time talking about glowstick chemistry and (yes, you guessed it) fire.I won't post..." " This may sound odd as it did to me, but I was recently told that there is some kind of wire wool type material that can be twirled and gives off loads of sparks!!.(when lit)Although it ..." " i get a kero rash all over my arms when i twirl- it goes away in a couple days though so don't worry.oops- this was in reply to shibaki...dont know what happened :-P&lbr;This messag..." Posted: 31st Jan 2001 by smitty Views: 6091 Replies: 40 " i notice everyone always says to twirl to misic, more often that not drumbs. does anyone know a cd that plays this type of music? a cd from most music stored?" " Hey all, I have just proved myself to be an absent minded professor, again...I was at my normal spot at the beach, and this tropical band starts playing. I already had my gear set up an..." " Hey this site has everything it has staff, it has poi....but wait it has no normal glowsticking lessons. I know ssooooo many people who want to have glowsticking lessons. I wish that th..." " I recently broke my arm while playing soccer so i cant do poi for at least a month. Does anybody know of some kind of twirly type thing that only requires one hand? That way i can at ..." Posted: 18th Jul 2001 by uromi Views: 682 Replies: 2 " I,d just like to introduce myself and say hi to everyone, I,m a newbie to poi's (really new, like four days)but I'm already hooked, man this stuff is addictive I was at my mates the o..." Posted: 17th Jul 2001 by Knagi Views: 897 Replies: 1 " Well I just got done brainstorming with a friend about all this fire stuff and what kinda things I could add to make a performace show. And he came up with an idea for exploding fire po..." Last Reply: 18th Jul 2001 by Pele Views: 711 Replies: 5 " Hey all guess what???I did my first fire Blow!!!!! It was so intense, frightening, thrilling and everything els all at onceKero tastes oily though (oh well... Have to pay the price..." " thanks for letting me know what music we all listenn to.it sound like we all dance to the rhythem of the music i think thats coolhave fun dancing, see you aroundshadowblade xxx" Last Reply: 17th Jul 2001 by Malcolm Views: 442 Replies: 1 " Hey Malcolm,I was noticing that you did not include creativity in your list of criteria for judging the video competition. How much of a factor is it? I would think that it would be e..."